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Actor: Robert Shaw

Who he is:
  • Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Convicted murderer who escaped from prison 1960 and recruited by Spectre in 1962.
  • Grant was a homicidal paraoniac who was believed by Spectre training Chief Morzeny to be the best and most rutless assasin. He is then recruited by former SMERSH Colonel Rosa Klebb for Kronsteen's scheme.
  • Slient deadly killer but very smart and fi.
  • Kills off several of James Bonds allies including Bond's ally Ali Kerim Bey and contact Nash.
  • Grant takes Nash's identity to get closer to bond and Tatiana on the Orient Express train.
  • His favorite weapon is a garrote wire that can strangle someone in short time, it is concealed in his wristwatch . He also very efficent with bare hands and hand guns.

Attempted methods of killing Bond:
  • Strangling him with a garrote wire, hidden in a wristwatch.
  • Brawling with Bond inside a cabin within the Orient Express.

How he is dispatched:
  • Bond throttles Grant with his own garrote.

Evil scheme:
  • To retrieve the Lektor for his boss, Colonel Rosa Klebb, by making sure that Bond gets it from the Russians before taking it from him by force.

How plans were foiled:
  • 007 tricked him into opening the Q branch briefcase which released tear gas. This caused a fight between Bond and Grant and led to his death.


Defining dialogue:
  • "The first bullet won't kill you. Not the second, not even the third. Not until you crawl over here and kiss my foot!"
  • "You may know the right wines but you're the one on your knees."

Guardian Angel:

Stalking Bond while in Istanbul, Grant protects Bond to allow the success of the mission, including actually saving Bond's life at the gypsy camp and eliminating another enemy spy at the Hagia Sophia.

  • Is never actually referred to as "Red" in the movie or the video game, he is called "Grant" several times
  • Robert Shaw appeared with Sean Connery a second time in 1975`s Robin and Marion. He died in 1978 from a heart attack.
  • In the novel he is called Donavon Grant.

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Largo2 Best henchman 9 Mar 12 2013, 11:59 AM EDT by Anonymous
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who else thinks hes the best henchman? i know ive said Jaws before but know its switched to Grant. Hes pretty much an ideal assasine
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Anonymous another incorrect fact. 16 Mar 7 2009, 8:16 PM EST by spywholuvsu
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it is not 'toxic nerve gas' it is tear gas!
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alexberg Thanks doubleolynch 6 Oct 15 2008, 7:42 PM EDT by S3N70R
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The Red Grant page needed some TLC. What a great start!
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